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School district urged parents to check vaccinations before classes start

The Pleasanton school district is asking parents to make sure their pre-teen students have all the vaccinations recommended...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 3 comments | 4832 Views

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Federal judge may rule today on Prop. 8 challenge

A federal judge in San Francisco is scheduled to rule today on whether Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 5, 2010 at 8:21 am | 7 comments | 1397 Views

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Harmer staff unaware of Castlewood lockout when booking event

Republican congressional candidate David Harmer's crossing picket lines of locked-out Castlewood Country Club workers was...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Aug 10, 2010 at 11:26 am | 35 comments | 2785 Views

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First Friday in December becomes California Civics Day for Teachers

A resolution establishing an annual "Civic Day for the Teacher" and sponsored by Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-15th) was...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 11, 2010 at 8:36 pm | 4 comments | 1610 Views

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Armed robbery in Hacienda Business Park

A FedEx driver was robbed at gunpoint yesterday morning as he made deliveries in Pleasanton. Four masked men confronted the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 16, 2010 at 1:06 am | 16 comments | 2309 Views

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Food and wine expert to speak at Tri-Valley CVB's luncheon Thursday

The Tri-Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) will hold its 15th Annual Partnership Meeting and luncheon starting at...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by megsdad, on Aug 19, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 2318 Views

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New home for Old Testament

Rabbi Raleigh Resnick and his Chabad of the Tri-Valley inaugurated a new Torah Scroll in February, then sent it to Israel...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Aug 27, 2010 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 1703 Views

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Sen. Boxer, Republican challenger Fiorina face off at St. Mary's College debate

Sen. Barbara Boxer and former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina squared off last night on jobs, global warming,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Sep 5, 2010 at 10:40 am | 20 comments | 2653 Views

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Deli meats stacked in Wal-Mart sandwiches part of nationwide recall

Approximately 380,000 pounds of deli meat products distributed nationwide have been recalled by its New York state producer...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 5, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 1901 Views

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McNerney bags it for Safeway's MDA Fundraiser

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) works with checkout associate Maria Montes to bag groceries for customers at Safeway's...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Sep 7, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 12 comments | 1768 Views

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Jill Brierley services set for next week

Jill Martine (Schirm) Brierley died at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday evening at the age of 54, four years after being diagnosed with...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by jenni gonzalez, on Sep 26, 2010 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 2414 Views

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Brown, Whitman show differences on how they would govern in last night's debate

State Attorney General Jerry Brown and Republican candidate Meg Whitman clashed in their first gubernatorial debate Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 24, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 18 comments | 2748 Views

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Kidango closes daycare facility so employees can rally in Oakland

Employees and others representing Kidango, a private, nonprofit child development agency that offers daycare on Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 2, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 1940 Views

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Schwarzenegger vetoes county's right to hike marriage fees to fund domestic violence programs

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Thursday night veto of legislation that would help fund domestic violence prevention programs...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ray2447, on Oct 2, 2010 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1592 Views

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'It's the economy, stupid!'

It's the economy, stupid! Those weren't the exact words but that was the message from all five Tri-Valley mayors Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Kevin Martin, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1526 Views

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State Supreme Court hears arguments on governor's power to declare furlough days

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's power to furlough state workers for two or three days per month in response to the state's budget...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 7, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 4 comments | 1469 Views

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PROPOSITION NEWS: S.F.'s Newsom opposes Prop. 23 that would curb greenhouse emissions law

An initiative on the November statewide ballot that is funded by two Texas-based oil companies and would roll back California's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by MePartyPatriot, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 10 comments | 1440 Views

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Attorney General asks banks to suspend foreclosure actions

Following his office's negotiations with the state's top loan servicers and Friday's announcement by Bank of America that...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Barnstormer, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 1744 Views

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Third time's a charm for Brown, Whitman at Dominican University

While it may not be any clearer who'll get the most votes for California's in November following their third and final debate...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 1486 Views

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Another look at Tuesday's Whitman-Brown debate

Leaning on crutches, Tom Brokaw hopped into the center of the stage at Dominican University in San Rafael Tuesday night to...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 7 comments | 3002 Views
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A great Leap Day idea moves forward
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 791 views